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July
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U.S. is #1 for Women Entrepreneurs…

The results of the first-ever Global Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard, offered by tech giant Dell, are in. The good news? The U.S. is tops for women entrepreneurs. The bad news? In ALL countries, there’s a significant …

June
24
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Reentry Transition Center Affinity Dinner

Our Reentry Transition Center, which offers support and resources for individuals returning to the community after incarceration, is highlighted this year as the local service project during General Assembly, the annual national Unitarian Universalist conference. …

June
19
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Molly Muriel

Molly Muriel, a natural product company selling soaps, lotions, candles, bath & body oils and lip balm, started humbly as a creative outlet for owner Branda Tiffany. At the time, Branda was attending college when …

May
21
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Acanthus

“Without Mercy Corps Northwest, we wouldn’t have been able to open this business. They had faith in us when a lot of people didn’t.” When Anne Thompson considered expanding her eco-friendly upholstery business in 2011, …

May
14
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The Increasing Power of Women-owned Businesses

According to a recent CNBC article, women launched 1300 businesses per day in the United States last year. There are now over 9 million women-owned businesses in the US, generating $1.4 trillion annually. Women-owned small …

Greetings from the Women’s Business Center!

Greetings from the Mercy Corps Northwest Women’s Business Center!  We are proud to be part of a strong network of Women’s Business Centers supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, providing the resources entrepreneurs need …

April
28
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Mercy Corps NW supports the Ban the Box Initiative

Mercy Corps Northwest supports Ban the Box, an international civil rights campaign advocating for fair treatment of ex-offenders in employment practices. Pictured here, our Reentry Transition Center manager Felton Howard joins a roundtable of local …

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